— AARP’s Fraud Watch Network brings you the latest trends in scams we’re seeing on the rise nationwide. Happy New Year, Fraud Watchers! We will continue to send regular email alerts in 2017, but did you know about our toll-free AARP Fraud Watch Network Helpline? Call 877-908-3360 with your specific questions about a possible scam. They can even help if you are worried about a loved one who may be a victim. Here are the top scam trends, according to our …

— In what has become a welcomed yearly resource, the AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. “The Tax-Aide program is one of our more popular …

— Are you looking for a part-time job? AARP can connect you with employers who are looking for workers aged 50+. Register today for our free Online Career Fair: Spotlight on Part-Time Work, Thursday, January 26th. It’s a live, online event starting at 8 a.m. PT where you can upload a résumé, chat with hiring employers, and get tips to help you find a part-time job! You’ll have access to interactive webinar hosted by hiring employers and be able to play online games that …

Nevada State House

— In addition to a ton of great new resources and events coming to AARP members in Nevada, there are several key things happening in our state as well. So far in this new year, AARP has already been active taking members to the Consumer Electronics Show to see the latest and greatest gadgets, and launched our very first podcast – Nevada Voices. As you may know, 2017 is also a legislative year in Nevada. In this legislative year, there are …

swan lake

— AARP is proud to announce the Nevada Ballet Theatre is bringing the classic love story of all ballets, Swan Lake, in a full-length production with orchestra. AARP members can get tickets with a special offer. This Smith Center Premiere will be staged by the legendary Cynthia Gregory, whose definitive performance as Odette/Odile led her to be described as America’s prima ballerina assoluta by Rudolph Nureyev. Ms. Gregory will be staging her greatest role on a new generation of dancers, making this engagement of …

podcast

— In an effort to provide new and innovative ways to connect with our 300,000 plus members in Nevada, along with the surrounding communities, AARP Nevada has launched its first-ever regular podcast – Nevada Voices. The bi-weekly podcast is free and available three ways: In the iTunes Podcast store for Apple iPhone, iPad and Mac users In the Google Music store for Android OS users, On SoundCloud.com or using the SoundCloud mobile app on both iPhone and Android. “We’re very excited …

Why Medicare Matters

— With the start of a new year, and a changeover in leadership in our government, AARP is again focusing on issues important to its members and all Americans age 50+. AARP is focusing on Medicare to being 2017 with a Special Report on how proposed changes to Medicare could affect your wallet and your health care. The article can be found in the latest AARP Bulletin and in full below. To stay informed on this issue, and other legislative issues important …

Nevada Ballet Theater The Nutcracker

— Nevada Ballet Theatre’s holiday production of The Nutcracker is a festive, joyous Las Vegas tradition that keeps on growing. In 2016, NBT’s company artists will lead you through the wonder and sparkle of the season with eleven performances over three weekends. Come along on a journey from the warmth of Clara’s family home to a land of toy soldiers, mischievous rodents and exotic visitors from faraway lands. Glittering holiday cheer will fill the stage and Tchaikovsky’s beloved score will fill the …

— During the holiday season, reports of fraud, theft, and all sorts of scams aimed at taking advantage of people during a time of giving are numerous. Despite this, fraud isn’t solely a holiday issue. Fraud happens every day, all year long. Thieves, scammers, and crooks are out there looking to take advantage of our trusting nature. To better educate and protect Nevadans, AARP Nevada and our special guests from the Nevada Office of Consumer Affairs and the Nevada Fight Fraud Taskforce, …

— The holidays aren’t always the happiest time of year – especially if you’re dealing with the stress of being a family caregiver. Or what if, you’re a long-distance caregiver that will return home for the holidays? AARP is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to present a very special webinar titled, “Caregiving & the Holidays: Signs, Expectations & Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers,” on Tuesday, December 6th at 1pm MT Ruth Drew, who is Director of Family and Information Services at the …